We can all represent our country
The current lockdown situation is giving us a sporting chance to beat this virus. Despite the disappointment of seasons remaining unfinished, or not even beginning, we all know this situation is one that needs to be won, and if we all work as a team, we can do it.
The effects are far and wide. Professional sports are on hold, the Olympics delayed. The level of training and preparedness for ...
Changes to the Government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme announced today may save some jobs in the face of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Government has today made modifications to the scheme including:
Businesses accessing the scheme must still undertake best endeavours to pay employees 80% of their pre-COVID income. Where that is not possible – in particular where a business has no activity whatsoever due to the shutdown and workers are not working any hours – they must ...
Waimakariri District Council have today closed beach access ways.
The decision was made in line with advice from the government in discouraging unnecessary travel and keeping physical distancing limits in place.
“We appreciate that many people would have been looking forward to accessing the beaches but already there has been a wave of people from our District and others heading to our beaches.
“The beaches are great places to get some fresh air but we all have ...